Bulbul Sharma is an author and artist. Her works are in the collection of the National Gallery of Modern Art, Lalit Kala Akademi and Chandigarh Museum as well as in private collection in India and abroad. She has published several books including, My Sainted Aunts, The Perfect Woman, Anger of Aubergines, Banana Flower Dreams, ShayaTales, Devi, Eating Women, Telling Tales, Now that I Am Fifty, Tailor of Giripul, Grey Hornbills at Dusk, Murder at the Happy Home for the Aged and Love and Learning Under the Magnolia. Her books have been translated into Italian, French, German, Chinese, Spanish and Finnish. Her books for children are Fabled Book of Gods and Demons, The Children’s Ramayana, Walking Through the Hills and Secret Tales from the Himalayas. She conducts painting and storytelling workshops for special needs children and is a founding member of Sannidhi, an NGO that works in the village schools of Himachal Pradesh.